3-D: Are Your Eyes Up For It?

Blockbuster season is in full swing, with more 3-D movie options than ever — from superhero fare like The Avengers to kid-friendly flicks such as Ice Age: Continental Drift. Donning funny glasses to view a 3-D movie in a theater and dodge the action spilling toward you isn’t easy for everyone, though. Both eyes must … Read More

Attacking Migraines

From drugs to deep breathing, doctors have an arsenal of weapons to deploy against migraine headaches. While no sure-fire cure exists, most patients respond to treatment, often with a combination of therapies. Some possible headache triggers, such as weather changes, are uncontrollable. Even so, changing what you can control is preferable to taking medication. Assess … Read More

Avoiding Heat-Related Illness During Summer

The summer months are fast approaching, and with that can come the increased risk of heat-related illness (HRI) ranging from heat cramps and exhaustion to heat stroke — especially for athletes. Signs and symptoms include headache, nausea, decreased urination, and in extreme situations can lead to delirium, coma and even death. It’s important for coaches, … Read More